Roasted Cauliflower with Kalamata Vinaigrette Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Cauliflower with Kalamata Vinaigrette recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Cauliflower with Kalamata Vinaigrette using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by joelpennie

Makes 4 servings



Cutting cauliflower into thick, meaty slices, core and all, is a neat trick. So is roasting it, which brings out the best in this vegetable, caramelizing its edges and playing up its nuttiness. A briny olive vinaigrette adds just the right sharp-savory note. Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Roasted-Cauliflower-with-Kalamata-Vinaigrette-354954#ixzz1KSqPjHxe

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Cauliflower with Kalamata Vinaigrette

2 1/2 to 3-pounds) head cauliflower
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 clove garlic clove
1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (to taste)
1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, finely chopped

Recipe Directions for Roasted Cauliflower with Kalamata Vinaigrette

  1. Preheat oven to 450F with rack in lower third.

  2. Cut cauliflower lengthwise into 3/4-inch-thick slices. Put in a large 4-sided sheet pan and toss with 2 tablespoon oil and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Roast, turning once or twice, until golden and just tender, about 25 minutes.

  3. While cauliflower roasts, mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt, then whisk together with lemon juice, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, olives, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Serve cauliflower drizzled with Kalamata vinaigrette.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Mediterranean, Roast, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 192.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
Calories from Fat
131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.6g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
123mg
5%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
9.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 132%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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